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buffet
used in Catch-22

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Definition
hit against repeatedly
  • He could feel the tensed, straddling inside of her buffeting thighs and knees squeezing and churning around one of his legs.
    Chapter 38 — Kid Sister (27% in)
  • ...when Dobbs wrested the controls away from Huple and hurled them all down suddenly into the deafening, paralyzing, horrifying dive which had plastered Yossarian helplessly to the ceiling of the plane by the top of his head and from which Huple had rescued them just in time by seizing the controls back from Dobbs and leveling the ship out almost as suddenly right back in the middle of the buffeting layer of cacophonous flak from which they had escaped successfully only a moment before.
    Chapter 5 — Chief White Halfoat (98% in)

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